What does alfred the great mean?

alfred the great meaning in General Dictionary

king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged composing in English (849-899)

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Thus we find Alfred the Great translating the homilies of Bede; and in a similar manner arose iElfric's Anglo-Saxon Homilies and the German Homiliarium of Ottfried of Weissenburg.

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